Best Travel Destinations
World Clock

Is it morning or afternoon in Rome? Which time zone is Sri Lanka in? How many hours ahead of Casablanca is Cairo? Does Hong Kong have daylight savings?

The Best Travel Destinations World Clock shows you up-to-the-second local time in some of the most spectacular and most visited places on the planet.


On this page is a selection of 25 fascinating cities that take top spots on many backpacking around the world itineraries. You can explore even more locations on other pages by continent or special region.

Prefer to look up your own place names? This interactive world time zone map has just what you're looking for.


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Show me world clocks for . . .

  • North America and the Caribbean
  • South and Central America
  • Europe
  • Asia (East, West)
  • Trans Siberian Railway
  • Africa
  • Australia and the Pacific
  • Antarctica

Current Local Time in
Must-See Cities Around the World

The 24-hour world clocks in this section are listed in alphabetical order by country. If a location uses daylight saving time the clock automatically adjusts to it.

Simply scroll down to browse all the clocks or click on the city links below to go directly to the location you want.

World Time Abbreviations

UTC – Coordinated Universal Time
GMT – Greenwich Mean Time
DST – Daylight Saving Time (also Daylight Savings Time)


Argentina
Buenos Aires
Time Zone: UTC/GMT -3 hours


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Australia
Sydney
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +10 hours


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Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Time Zone: UTC/GMT -3 hours


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China
Hong Kong
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours


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Egypt
Cairo
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours


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Fiji
Suva
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +12 hours


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France
Paris
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour


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Greece
Athens
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours


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India
New Delhi
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +5:30 hours


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Italy
Rome
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour


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Japan
Tokyo
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +9 hours


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Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours


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Mexico
Mexico City
Time Zone: UTC/GMT -6 hours


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Morocco
Marrakech
Time Zone: UTC/GMT (0)


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Nepal
Kathmandu
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +5:45 hours


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New Zealand
Queenstown
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +12 hours


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Russia
Moscow
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +3 hours


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Singapore
Singapore
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +8 hours


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South Africa
Cape Town
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours


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Spain
Barcelona
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour


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Thailand
Bangkok
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +7 hours


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Turkey
Istanbul
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours


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United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +4 hours


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United Kingdom
London
Time Zone: UTC/GMT (0)


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United States
New York
Time Zone: UTC/GMT -5 hours


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